Mr. Buckley grew up in Fairfax City and Woodbridge, Virginia. At Virginia Commonwealth University, he graduated with an Interdisciplinary Studies degree with concentrations in music and education. He received his Master’s degree from Concordia University in 2013. He has worked in both Prince William, where he was the assistant marching band director at Woodbridge High School, and Fairfax County. Mr. Buckley has taught elementary, middle, and high school throughout both Prince William and Fairfax Counties.